New Delhi: Once again bloody gambling has been seen in Las Vegas in America. On Thursday, an assailant armed with a large knife used in a kitchen opened a serial war against several people on the Las Vegas Strip with knives, killing at least two people and injuring six. However, police said the attacker was later arrested. The injured were admitted to hospital, three of whom are said to be in critical condition, while three are stable.
According to eyewitnesses, the assailant attacked in many places. Some of the victims targeted by the attacker were show girls or street performers. Police said calls started coming in about the attack around 11:40 a.m. Thursday from the northern end of the strip. However, it has yet to release any information about the alleged attacker or the possible reason for the attack.
According to a report by The Associated Press news agency, the alleged attacker told a woman he was a chef who wanted to click pictures with showgirls while holding a knife used in his kitchen. However, when the showgirls refused to click a photo with him, he started stabbing her.
Another eyewitness, Pierre Fonderich, said he did not see the suspect armed with a knife, but heard three or four showgirls screaming. He added that he had seen a lot of blood. An injured woman ran across the bridge, one lying on the ground and the other stabbed in the back as she tried to help the fallen woman. Police are currently investigating the incident.
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FIRST POST: 07 October 2022, 06:33 IST